The Indian premier league is the most anticipated cricket game in the world. It was not any different this year as fans worldwide waited excitedly to watch their favorites bat and ball. However, the tournament was suspended just as things were getting heated up. Halfway through the championships, some players and staff members were found to be Covid positive. This brought everything to a halt as the management sought to contain the virus.
Out of 60 matches, only 29 were completed, with Delhi Capitals at the top with 12 points. In addition, Punjab Kings, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Kolkata Knight Riders, Chennai Super Kings, Sunrisers Hyderabad, and Rajasthan Royals were part of the championships.
The IPL 2021 will be back between September and October for the remaining 31 matches. So far, a total of 9499 runs were scored by all eight participating teams. The highest run in IPL by team in IPL 2021 are:
List of Most Runs Scored by Any Team in IPL 2021
- Sunrisers Hyderabad
At 1110 runs, Sunrisers Hyderabad had the least runs in the tournament. Out of the seven matches they got to play, they lost six and won only one. This put them at the last spot on the table before IPL 2021 was suspended. Their highest run-scorer was Jonny Bairstow, at 248 runs.
- Kolkata Knight Riders
Kolkata Knight Riders scored the same runs as Sunrisers Hyderabad at 1110 runs. However, they were placed 7th on the points table because they won 5 out of the seven matches they played. At 201 runs, Nitish Rana was the highest run-scorer of the team.
- Mumbai Indians
The defending champions were 4th on the points table with 1120 runs in 7 matches. However, under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma, the Mumbai Indians team won 4 out of the seven matches they played.
Rohit Sharma led by example as he was his team’s highest run-scorer at 250 runs.
- Royal Challengers Bangalore
The Royal Challengers Bangalore scored 1132 runs by the time of suspension. On the points table, RCB was in position 3 with five wins and two losses. Virat Kohli led the team while Glenn Maxwell scored the most runs at 223.
- Rajasthan Royals
The Rajasthan Royals were placed 5th on the points table with 1212 runs. Under Sanju Samson, their captain, they lost four matches and won 3. The captain did not disappoint, scoring 277 runs and becoming the highest run-scorer.
- Punjab Kings
At 1242 runs, the Punjab Kings had the 3rd highest-scoring team in IPL. They were, however, placed 6th on the points table. The team didn’t have a good start as they lost 5 out of the eight matches they played. KL Rahul was their highest run-scorer and the 2nd highest runs of the tournament at 331 runs.
- Chennai Super Kings
At the time of suspension, the Chennai Super Kings were second on the points table, and they also scored the 2nd highest score in IPL by a team at 1285 runs. Additionally, MS Dhoni led the team to win five matches out of the seven they played.
- Delhi Capitals
Finishing at the top, Delhi Capitals smashed 1325 runs. Under Rishabh Pant, the team won 6 games out of the eight they played. The highest run-scorer of the tournament, Shikhar Dhawan, was their best at 380 runs.